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Gilmore Car Museum

6865 W Hickory Rd, Hickory Corners, MI 49060-9788
+1 269-671-5089
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Excellent Museum, Poor Customer Service at the Diner

My husband and I members of the car museum, and have shown our cars at different events for years... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kalamazoo, Michigan
Awesome comprehensive collection of old cars!

I went here with my father for the first time and was greatly pleased. It is located well out in... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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The ever expanding Gilmore Car Museum, hailed as one of the Top Five car museums in the nation, features over nearly extraordinary cars and motorcycles from all eras. The Automotive Heritage Center (about 150 vehicles) is Open daily year-round. The outdoor park-like campus of historic buildings (including 1930s gas station, working 1940s diner and several exhibit sturctures)are open April - Novemember.Museum exhibits range from cars of the 1890s to the classic Duesenberg, the elusive 1948 Tucker, to the muscle cars of the ‘60s and ‘70s. Located just off M-43 at Hickory Road near Hickory Corners (20 minutes northeast of Kalamazoo, MI)
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6865 W Hickory Rd, Hickory Corners, MI 49060-9788
+1 269-671-5089

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I members of the car museum, and have shown our cars at different events for years. The customer service has always been excellent, until today. We wanted ice cream, so as customary, we went to the side window. We were informed that...More

1  Thank Cynbuy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went here with my father for the first time and was greatly pleased. It is located well out in the country but the setting is beautiful and quiet. The variety and quantity of cars on display is vast with very nice explanations throughout the...More

Thank Crvan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are over 300 beautiful cars. bikes and motor cycles and displays are wonderful. Each building is yes there are numerous buildings which has houses the different makes and models of cars dating from the late1800 thru late 1900's There Is replica of a 50's...More

Thank Kathy C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you enjoy antique cars and learning about the history that surrounds them you will love this museum.

Thank Brian H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a place. We started the tour with lunch at the diner. There are so many different buildings and so many shiny old cars. This place was amazing.

Thank julia_fisher
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was most extensive car collection we have ever seen. Fords, Lincolns, Cadillacs, a Tucker, Pierce Arrows, Duesenberg's and many more. The history of each car is displayed by the automobile! Not only are the cars pristine, but all the buildings and landscaping are as...More

Thank Antoinette B
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Ok, it may feel that you are in the middle of "nowhere". But this is a gem of a destination. The cars are gorgeous, stories are fascinating and the museum and cars are immaculate. Have a soda or an ice cream at the diner. Charming!!...More

Thank 768Roslyn
Reviewed 16 August 2017

You don't have to be a car guy / gal to enjoy the Gilmore Car Museum. The cars are almost like works of art. Those in the 20's and 30's are full of chrome and in the lights they sparkle. Each car has a placard...More

Thank OldBoyScoutFox
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

The Tucker, Duesenbergs, Pierce Arrows, and much more. I love this collection and the various showrooms make this a great experience.

Thank Cousin_Eddie_Johnson
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Saw an article in the Detroit Free Press how great this place is to visit. Brought grandson and grand-daughter and neither were disappointed. It was more than just cars. Was going to do a quick visit and then stayed 6 hours. Both kids loved it....More

1  Thank Dan M
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25 March 2017|
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Response from Kzoopera | Reviewed this property |
The closest nice hotels are Comfort in in Plainwell and Quality Inn in Battle Creek. Both are about 15 miles away.
30 November 2016|
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Response from Skippyfrizz W | Reviewed this property |
Please come check Gilmore out, if the cars haven't been in movies, they ought to be.! I promise you will love it, the Disney Display especially ! Enjoy ! Skippyfrizz
20 September 2016|
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Response from Tom M | Reviewed this property |
Yes - a whole building for that era